Urbanism on Tap 4.0: Role of Universities in Urban Design and Innovation

PART I: Tuesday, Sept 9, 2014 – 5:45-7:15pm – P.J Dolan’s Irish Pub and Grille (2836 E.Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL)

PART II: Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 – 5:45-7:15pm – P.J Dolan’s Irish Pub and Grille (2836 E.Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL)

PART III: Tuesday, Jan 13, 2015 – 5:45-7:15pm – P.J Dolan’s Irish Pub and Grille (2836 E.Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL)

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Urbanism on Tap is a new series organized by CNU Tampa Bay and The Urban Charrette designed to give an opportunity for the community to engage in constructive conversations about current ideas shaping our city. The format is simple enough – We’ll provoke the conversation with a quick slideshow and then start a lively dialog Open Mic style.

Our fourth series is back! with the launch of The Role of Universities in Urban Design and Innovation, which is focused on the influence of universities on the development of our community.

#1 – The USF Factor! Shaping Tampa One Building and One Mind at a Time – Sept 9, 2014
This discussion will focus on USF’s influence on our economy, our politics, and our physical environment.

#2 – Town and Gown: Getting Along and Prospering – Nov 18, 2014 
What is the relationship like between universities and their host cities? How are they changing?

#3 – The Connected Future of USF and North Tampa? – Jan 13, 2015

How do we achieve our vision? How can the relationship between USF and its current/future partners with surrounding local government and community organization help to reshape the greater North Tampa area?

*Please note our new location for this series is P.J Dolan’s (2836 E.Bearss Ave, Tampa, FL). 

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Visioning the Future of Tampa Heights: “Building a Better Block!”

In June, CNU Tampa Bay had the opportunity to join forces with  the Tampa Heights Civic Association to help the citizens of Tampa Heights envision the future of Franklin Street and the Tampa Heights neighborhood. The Visioning Workshop, organized and led by CNU Tampa Bay, was attended by residents and business owners alike, as members of the community who are working together to reinvigorate their neighborhood. It was the first step in the Build a Better Block Project that will be concluded in January 2015.

The Build a Better Block Project is a “demonstration tool that acts as a living charrette so that communities can actively engage” in the future of  a place. The Build a Better Block has been used as a tool across the country to help redeveloping communities experience the possibilities for change in their neighborhood. A project typically involves a temporary redesign of the street that enables multimodal transportation and placemaking while increasing economic development. In January, we’ll be hitting the streets with other urban design, planning, and community organizations to demonstrate the future of Franklin Street as a vibrant and walkable neighborhood center for the Tampa Heights neighborhood. Over one weekend, fun, exciting, and interactive, temporary installations will be installed along Franklin Street that will give an insight into Franklin Street’s potential as a “complete, livable street.”

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Examples of temporary “tactical urbanism” installations

Before we jump to the fun stuff, it’s important that these temporary installations represent the permanent changes that the community envisions. To do that we had neighborhood residents participate in a series of exercises to help direct and define a unified vision. Visioning, visual preference, map, and street section exercises gave a variety of opportunity to gather the DNA of Franklin Street’s future.

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Visioning Boards

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Visual Preference Surveys

Street Section exercises

Street Section exercises

CNU Tampa Bay will be taking these results, and with The Urban Charrette and Tampa Heights Civic Association, we’ll create a window into Franklin Street’s future. Check back here or sign up to our email list here to stay up to date with the next steps of the Build a Better Block project in Tampa.

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Urbanism on Tap 3.3

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Urbanism on Tap’s Youthentrepreneurs
Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Pour House (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd, #112 Tampa, FL 33602)

Hi Everyone,This a reminder that the next Urbanism on Tap, brought to you by CNU Tampa Bay and The Urban Charrette is coming up on Tuesday, July 8th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Pour House  Channel District.
PLEASE RSVP HERE.In our final part of this three part series we want you to come and tell us how cities can use development to attract new enterprises? Do traditional forms of development support new tech industries and young entrepreneurs?Please send this email to friends, colleagues, and citizen stakeholders who might be interested so we can keep the conversation moving forward.*Parking is available in Grand Central parking garage, and is free for first two hours.
Hope to see you there!
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Urbanism on Tap 3.2

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Urbanism on Tap’s On the Social Side
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
5:30 – 7:00 PM
Pour House (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd, #112 Tampa, FL 33602)

Hi Everyone, This a reminder that the next Urbanism on Tap, brought to you by CNU Tampa Bay and The Urban Charrette is coming up on Tuesday, May 13th from 5:30-7:00 PM at Pour House in the Channel District.PLEASE RSVP HERE.

In our second of this three part series we want you to come and tell us how you are affected by development.  What determines where changes take place?  And just how can citizens shape the future of Tampa Bay?

Please send this email to friends, colleagues, and citizen stakeholders who might be interested so we can keep the conversation moving forward.

*Parking is available in Grand Central parking garage, and is free for first two hours.

 Hope to see you there!
 
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May 8, 2014 · 12:45 pm

April 16th – General Membership Breakfast

General Membership Breakfast

Want to know what has been happening in CNUTB? Have some ideas for events or programs? Just want a delicious way to start your day?

Come to Dulce Cafe and Bakery on Wednesday, April 16 for our General Membership Breakfast at 8:00-9:30am! All are welcome, members and not yet members!!

http://www.dulcecafebakery.com/
3310 W Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33609

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April 2, 2014 · 1:52 pm

USF Careers in Planning Event

Careers in Planning

CNU Tampa Bay is cosponsoring the Careers in Planning information session and panel discussion at the USF Marshall Student Center. The panel will be comprised of various USF Graduates and local professionals, to help student discern the future of their careers.

Our own Erin Chantry will be presenting on CNU and it’s role in planning and design. Stephen Benson will also be at the session on the discussion panel.

Wednesday, April 16 at 5:30-7:00pm.

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April 2, 2014 · 1:43 pm

Developing Communities Sustainably: Exploring LEED for Neighborhood Development.

Developing Communities Sustainably: Exploring LEED for Neighborhood Development.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

12:00-1:30 PM

The Chart House (7616 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607)

USGBC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter and CNU Tampa Bay welcome you to attend a comprehensive introduction to the USGBC LEED ND Rating System. CNU’s involvement in LEED ND’s creation and the urban design principles upon which LEED ND is based – as well as many other related topics – will be discussed by LEED ND and CNU-A accredited urban designers Erin Chantry and Vinod Kadu.

Additionally, local developer Frank Starkey (Longleaf Development, Pasco County) will join the program to discuss his perspective and experience of the LEED Rating System, as well as his thoughts on its role in future development.

Cost for USGBC and CNU Members: $25.00 (Includes Lunch)

Registration for the event is required HERE.

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“Do the Local Motion” Channel District Walkabout.

“Do the Local Motion” Channel District Walkabout
Friday, March 7, 2014
12:00-1:00 PM
Lykes Gaslight Square Park (1210 E. Ray Charles Boulevard, Tampa, FL, 33602)

Please join CNU Tampa Bay as they partner with the Tampa Downtown Partnership on their series “Do the Local Motion,” the free walking tour series of Downtown Tampa! We will walk from Lykes Gaslight Square Park, through downtown, and over to the Channel District. Here we’ll check out the most recent developments, some local businesses important to the neighborhood, and a treat at Le Mouton Noir Bakehouse. Hope to see you there!

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Urbanism On Tap – The New Building Boom

PART I: Tuesday, March 11, 2014 – 5:30-7:00pm – Pour House at Grand Central (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd. #112, Tampa, FL)

PART II: Tuesday, May 13, 2013 – 5:30-7:00pm – Pour House at Grand Central (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd. #112, Tampa, FL)

PART III: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 – 5:30-7:00pm – Pour House at Grand Central (1208 E. Kennedy Blvd. #112, Tampa, FL)

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Urbanism on Tap is an event organized by CNU TampaBay and the Urban Charrette designed to give an opportunity for the community to engage in constructive conversations about current ideas shaping our city. The format is simple enough – We’ll provoke the conversation with a quick slideshow and then start a lively dialog Open Mic style.

The second series of three events is called The New Building Boom, and is focused on the challenges facing Tampa and the influence new development will have on the growth of the city in coming years.

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3.1 – New Buildings, New City? – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly –March 11, 2014

A number of the new developments that have made their way off the drawing boards and into reality. How are they changing our city’s landscape? What do you love? What is missing? We welcome your ideas on the challenges facing Tampa and the influence new development will have on the city in the coming years.

3.2 – The Social Side – Development and Communities – May 13, 2014

What are the ways people are affected by development? What determines where changes take place? Let’s discuss how citizens can shape what happens.

3.3 – Youthentrepreneurs – The New Side of Work/Live – July 8, 2014

Can a city use development to attract new enterprises? Do traditional forms of development support new tech industries and young entrepreneurs? Come discuss the role of start-up culture in how we develop our cities.

New Location!!

We have shifted the location for this series! We will be hosting the event at Pour House in Channelside. Here is a quick map for different routes of how to arrive at the new destination. It is free parking for the first 2 hours in the garages above Pour House.

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March 3, 2014 · 12:20 pm

CNU Tampa Bay Happy Hour

CNU Tampa Bay Happy Hour

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

5:30 – 7:00 PM

Flybar (1202 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL, 33602)

CNU Happy Hour

Come join us for a CNU Tampa Bay Happy Hour at Flybar in downtown Tampa! We look forward to seeing you there!

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February 14, 2014 · 2:02 pm